Too Ten Remarkable Pop Songs of All Time by Female SingersLoveGame *All songs from female singers in this list will be judged from either influence, memorabilia/nostalgia, video and the amount of covers it had from the past years.*
The Top Ten
" Girls Just Want to Have Fun " is a song written by and first recorded in 1979 by American musician Robert Hazard. However, it is better known as a single by American singer Cyndi Lauper, whose version was released in 1983. It was the first major single released by Lauper as a solo artist and the lead-off single from her debut studio album She's So Unusual (1983). Lauper’s version gained recognition as a feminist anthem and was promoted by a Grammy-winning music video. It has been covered, either as a studio recording or in a live performance, by over 30 other artists." - LoveGame
Cyndi has a fun vocal style that’s pure pop. - genomel
" Like a Virgin " is a song recorded by American singer Madonna for her second studio album Like a Virgin (1984). It was released on October 31, 1984, by the Sire label as the album's lead single. The song was written by Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg, and produced by Nile Rodgers ; Steinberg said that the song was inspired by his personal experiences of romance. "Like a Virgin" was chosen for Madonna by Michael Ostin of Warner Bros. Records after listening to a demo sung by Kelly. However, Rodgers initially felt that the song did not have a sufficient hook and was not suitable for Madonna, but subsequently changed his opinion after the hook was stuck in his mind." - LoveGame
"...Baby One More Time " is the debut single by American singer Britney Spears. It was written by Max Martin and produced by Martin and Rami, and released in 1998, by Jive Records for Spears' debut album of the same name (1999). After recording and sending a demo tape with an unused song from Toni Braxton, Spears signed a multi-album deal with Jive. "...Baby One More Time" is a teen pop and dance-pop song that refers to a girl's feelings after a break-up with her boyfriend." - LoveGame
The second greatest pop song (number 1 being Belie Jean) and the best female pop song. This song is my jam!
" We Belong Together " is a song by American singer Mariah Carey from her tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi (2005). The song was released on March 29, 2005, through Island Records, as the second single from the album. "We Belong Together" was written by Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, and Johntá Austin, and produced by the former three. As the song samples lyrics from Bobby Womack's " If You Think You're Lonely Now " (1981) and the Deele's " Two Occasions " (1987), several other songwriters are credited. "We Belong Together" is built on a simple piano arrangement with an understated backbeat. The lyrics chronicle a woman's desperation for her former lover to return." - LoveGame
"Can't Get You Out of My Head" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her eighth studio album, titled Fever, which she released in 2001. The song was released in Australia by Parlophone as the lead single from the album on 17 September 2001. It was released on 17 September 2001 in the United Kingdom. In the United States, the single was released on 18 February 2002. Jointly written, composed, and produced by Cathy Dennis and Rob Davis, "Can't Get You Out of My Head" is a midtempo dance-pop song which lyrically details Minogue's obsession towards her lover. The song is famous for its "la la la" hook." - LoveGame
Grown up Kylie at her most beguiling. Catchy as heck. - genomel
"Vogue" is a song by American singer Madonna from her second soundtrack album I'm Breathless (1990). It was released as the first single from the album on March 27, 1990, by Sire Records. Madonna was inspired by vogue dancers and choreographers Jose Gutierez Xtravaganza and Luis Xtravaganza from the Harlem "House Ball" community, the origin of the dance form, and they introduced "Vogueing" to her at the Sound Factory club in New York City. "Vogue" later appeared on her greatest hits compilation albums, The Immaculate Collection (1990) and Celebration (2009)." - LoveGame
I prefer Deeper and Deeper for that hi-class Cabaret feel. It’s more subtle and glossy but mines the Latin / Big Band sound as well.
I love Vogue because it has become iconic. It was everywhere in 1990, in 41 countries. - genomel
" Vision of Love " is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey. It served as Carey's debut single, the first from her eponymous debut album. Written by Carey and Ben Margulies, "Vision of Love" was released on May 15, 1990, by Columbia Records. After being featured on Carey's demo tape for Columbia, the song was re-sung and produced by Rhett Lawrence and Narada Michael Walden. "Vision of Love" features a slow-dance theme tempo and backing vocals sung by Carey herself, and introduces her usage of the whistle register. Lyrically, the song describes a past and present relationship with a lover. Carey describes the "vision of love" she dreamed of, as well as the present love she feels for him." - LoveGame
Whitney is the TOP voice. She set the benchmark for R&B vocals this side of Arethra.
One of the great voices of the 20th Century - genomel
"Poker Face" is a song by American singer Lady Gaga from her debut studio album, The Fame (2008). It was released on September 26, 2008 as the album's second single. "Poker Face" is a synthpop song in the key of G ♯ minor, following in the footsteps of her previous single " Just Dance ", but with a darker musical tone. The main idea behind the song is bisexuality and was a tribute by Gaga to her rock and roll boyfriends. The song's lyrics feature various sexual innuendos." - LoveGame
Fantastic as the lead track in Titanic. A masterpiece. - genomel
This song is the only song they've missed on the list. How is Like a Virgin number 1?
Most iconic song of the generation. Enough Said.
This is the best from the best. All others are just background.
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2. Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
3. Believe - Cher